Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 57,715 people who take Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 549 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 61,791 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure, fluid retention. Commonly reported side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, weakness, high blood pressure.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,563 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 57,668 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 530 people (0.92%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||5.56%||11.11%||16.67%||11.11%||27.78%||27.78%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Hair loss||89.25%||10.75% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.08%||3.90%||10.85%||22.78%||61.39% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||57.14%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (96 people, 18.11%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (46 people, 8.68%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 6.79%)
- Hepatitis c (31 people, 5.85%)
- Depression (26 people, 4.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (92 people, 17.36%)
- Atenolol (77 people, 14.53%)
- Lisinopril (72 people, 13.58%)
- Lipitor (65 people, 12.26%)
- Premarin (54 people, 10.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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